Children

Aromatherapy Play Dough

Entertain your kids this season by turning play time into learning time by making aromatherapy play dough!
This activity is a great way for children to learn about aromatherapy and essential oils. Use a variety of oils and colours to help kids learn new scents. Some fun essential oils could include:
🎈 Wild Orange
🎈 Peppermint
🎈 Lemon
🎈 Rosemary
🎈 Lavender

Ingredients:

🎈 2 Cups Flour
🎈 2 Cups Coloured Water
🎈 1 Cup salt
🎈 1 Tablespoon olive oil
🎈 1 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
🎈 5 drops of Essential Oils

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients, except for essential oils, in a large saucepan and stir until combined.
  2. Once combined, put over medium heat.
  3. Using a spatula, continue to stir ingredients together until it forms a ball.
    Note: Don’t overcook as it will lead to dry play dough.
  4. Remove from heat and cool on parchment paper.
  5. Once cool, add five drops of your favourite essential oil and knead until thoroughly combined. You’re done!
  6. Just store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for months of fun.

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